The internet is clearly awesome, but it can be scary, as well. We put so much of ourselves out there, and in doing so we sometimes leave ourselves vulnerable without even realizing that we are doing so.
“Safe and Secure Online” is the topic for the On Monday, Nov. 10th, the Cranford College Women’s Club will hold a meeting at the Cranford Presbyterian Church at 11 Springfield Ave. Prior to the start of the discussion, refreshments will be served beginning at 7:00 PM.
The program will be presented by Debra Price, part of a team of cyber security professionals who provide presentations for the (ISC)2 Safe and Secure Online program. Debra has spent more than a decade in Internet Security at AA&T producing services, and keeping Enterprise customers secure, via Web Security and Threat Management. She earned her CISSP (Certified Systems Security Professional) through the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, (ISC)2 in 2004.
Debra will provide information that can help us keep ourselves, our cell phones, and our computers safe and secure, while also offering tips to save time, money, and stress. The program covers various security topics, including recognizing e-mail scams which try to steal personal information, how to determine if clicking on a link may lead to downloading a virus, how to decide if a website is safe, and how to create strong passwords and remember them without writing them in a notebook or using a ” Post It “ on your computer.
This presentation is open to anyone interested in safeguarding their identity, finances, and personal information. A little education can go a long, long way.